Try our new beta!Click here
50°
Submitted by PixelitisBlog 1036d ago | news

Saints Row and Metro films are a possibility with Koch Media

"THQ’s downfall may still be fresh in our minds, but several of its franchises, including Saints Row and Metro, are being well taken care of by other companies. Koch Media, for instance, may have something in mind with those two particular franchises.

Deep Silver, which is owned by Koch Media, purchased the Saints Row and Metro franchises from THQ in an auction. Koch Media could easily make film adaptations of either of the series. With investments in film production and distribution in Europe, Koch Media Chief Executive Officer Klemens Kundratitz told GamesBeat that they are exploring the possibilities of making film adaptations of their newly-acquired properties:

“[Those movies are] not out of the question,” Kundratitz told GamesBeat. “If a company can deliver that transmedia experience, we are probably one of the few that have the ambition and ability to deliver that.”"

- Allain Richard (Deep Silver, Industry, Koch Media, Metro 2033, PC, PS3, Saints Row: The Third, Xbox 360)

NYC_Gamer  +   1036d ago
I'm tired of video games being made into crappy movies
Soldierone  +   1036d ago
With smaller studios, or studios desperate to make a game a movie is where the crap films come from. Directors like Uwe Boll are probably already knocking on their door "let me do it! I promise it will suck!"

Notice other studios that are a bit picky? Kojima is a pain, in a good way, because he wants to be apart of the MGS production, and stuidos hate that. They just want a stereotypical action movie with a character named Solid Snake. So it always gets passed up.

Ubisoft got tricked. Disney goes "one of our best directors will do yours, and give it a big budget!" how do you turn that down? Oh by watching him destroy your title....
ifritAlkhemyst  +   1036d ago
Metro 2033 could make a tight little thriller. Saints Row? wtf, really? There's nothing there to adapt. It would be like Scarface directed by the Scary Movie guys with assisted production from Movie 43 writers.
bishopsindall   1036d ago | Spam
Skate-AK  +   1035d ago
I think the Metro universe could make a great movie. Not so much with Saints Row.
aliengmr  +   1035d ago
Metro could work. I would like to see them blend parts of the book and the game for the movie.

The Librarians from the book were better IMO. So was the part with Bourbon.

Saints Row would not work.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Hot Trigger Review | Hardcore Droid

31m ago - With modified bullet-time tweaking the usual tricks of a traditional shooter, Hot Trigger did som... | Android
40°

Undertale Review: Morality of an RPG | Clip Through

32m ago - Spenser Smith from Clip Through writes: Undertale, “The friendly RPG where nobody has to die.” Ap... | PC
Ad

Gran Turismo SPORT Beta Testing Begins early 2016

Now - Start tracking GTS with Releases.com's release date alert service and be notified when the GTS beta launches. | Promoted post
40°

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Review | Gamereactor

32m ago - "If you do manage to get through the laborious opening you can expect a better experience." | 3DS
40°

Cobalt review - 1080Players Gaming Radio

33m ago - What surely started as a novel idea at first, Cobalt ended up being a convoluted mess. | Xbox One
40°

Review: Goosebumps: The Game - Worst story ever - GamingBoulevard

34m ago - The guys of Gaming Boulevard wrote their review of Goosebumps: The Game and decided: It’s a sh... | 3DS